Traditional and classical style accessories are renowned for their beautiful designs and statement-worthy aesthetics. However, they have very particular visuals that make homeowners wary of using them freely with any theme other than classical. But that’s really not the case at all. Since these accessories have such a unique style, it makes them perfect for being a contrasting statement design element in almost any theme. Let’s take a look at 5 traditional décor items that work well with very style.
Candelabras make the perfect centerpiece in almost all interior design styles. They’re unique, distinctive, and are available in very distinguished styles that always leave an impression. You can place them on top of dining tables, coffee tables, nightstand, and even end tables. Complemented with the right trinkets, they can add a very distinguished aura to your space.
2. Crystal chandeliers
A crystal chandelier is an evergreen traditional décor element that can be used in any setting to lend it a grand, opulent aura. Since these are available in a lot of sizes – both big and small – you can choose one that complements the size of your space. You can hang one in the center of your room (preferably on top of a large floor-placement like a coffee or dining table) to get maximum visual impact!
3. Elaborate furniture filigree
While this particular design element may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it can look pretty amazing in vintage, eclectic, and even transitional style themes. The elaborately carved filigree in many furniture pieces like sofas, coffee tables, and end tables lends a mysterious aura to the whole ambiance that can end up looking quite interesting.
4. Detailed table lamps
Table lamps are one of those bold, statement-worthy accessories that can have a huge visual impact on almost any ambiance. A stylish traditional style table lamp can therefore become a major attraction in your room. You can experiment with its details and the design of the shade to get the desired results, but as far as introducing contrast is concerned, nothing can quite trump it.
5. Decorative moldings
Whether they are introduced in the form of crown moldings or single statement pieces, traditional moldings can be used as a décor element in all themes. They go especially well with the simplicity of the Scandinavian style, but can look just as good in a retro ambiance as well.